Throngs of law school graduates facing the toughest legal job market in decades poured into the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan Tuesday morning to sit for the New York State Bar exam.

This year, 12,450 candidates around the state signed up for the two-day test, roughly 700 more than last year, according to John J. McAlary, executive director of the New York State Board of Law Examiners.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]